Name: krT82822 Date: 02/05/2000
java version "1.2"
Classic VM (build JDK-1.2-V, native threads)
Some Desktops (KDE, MS Windows) have panels/toolbars providing fast access to programs. Some
programs can dock into these panels, to add functionality to the user's basic configuration. An example is the ICQ-Client.
Java should allow the possibility of adding an icon to such a panel, and providing access to the
functionality the icon provides/represents.
If the platform does not have such a panel/toolbar, the API methods should throw an
If the Java API contains such a functionality, it would be possible to write
applications in Java, that can dock to the panel :-)
(Review ID: 100731)